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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
build in some extra time for your trip. >>> the federal government is open today, though employees have the option for unscheduled leave and telework. most students will head back to the classrooms but some schools are still closed due to power outages. in fairfax county, the following schools will remain closed. they are language ly langly. in arlington county, bar croft elementary school is closed n d.c., jefferson county will remain closed. >> prince georges county, excel academy is closed n howard county, bowman bridge elementary school is closed and arundel county will have 17 schools that are closed today. you need to check the schools' website for that list. we will have all the information on the bottom of our korean and on foxdc.com. >>> tucker. > good morning, allison, good morning, everybody. tough to have the schools closed on halloween because it's a fun day to be at school with the halloween parties. light rain in the area, a lot of this isn't touching the ground so the trend is to take the rain out of the forecast. we're not sure we're going to be cloud-free today as
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
when it will reopen. federal government offices are closed again today, so are most local government offices and schools. a complete list of closings is at the top of your screen. >>> well, the superstorm is not just bringing strong winds and heavy rain, west virginia is getting hit with snow and a lot of it. a blizzard warning is in effect for at least 14 counties. the state's highest elevations could get as much as three feet of snow. a state of emergency has been declared. earlier this morning we spoke with jim weiss with the office of emergency management in randolph county, west virginia. >> we don't have any power in the entire county, road crews are out working. we got a significant amount of snowfall, especially in the higher elevations, and we're talking well over a foot, maybe closer to two feet of snow. travel is almost nonexistent other than the snow plows. >> the snow ibeing blamed for at least one deadly traffic accident. there's also flooding being reported in some areas. man, with this, tucker barps is here. a little bit of everything with this storm. >> yeah, of cour
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am EDT
access service. the federal government is closed. dc government ofices are also closed, and so are mescals across the region. for a full list of closures, go to myfoxdc.com, we're also running the closures on the top of your screen. >>> airlines servicing reagan national and dulles international airports canceled most flights for the day. they've canceled the flights. others plan to stay open. they are monitoring things as the storm rolls through. bwi marshall also reported limited operation. passengers are being urged to check their flight status before heading out of the door. >>> all right we ask you stop for a moment to look at your screen, these are the number you need to know should your power go out. don't assume someone sells reported your outage, we've talked to the power companies this morning, and they need you to report in so that they know where the outages are. you should call your provider yourself. again these are the numbers you need to know. they'll also be rubbing at the bottom of your screen. >>> and we to want see what's going on where you are. you can download
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
secretary of business. >> i don't think what we need is another government bureau accurate that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be a president who actually understands job creation. >> he's saying he's the candidate of change. let me tell you, wisconsin, we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering sure ain't change. giving more power back to the biggest banks isn't change. leaving millions without health insurance isn't change. another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy isn't change. >> this week the president's campaign has also started pouring money into democratic leaning states like michigan, minnesota, and pennsylvania. and don't forget about early voting. early voting resumed after being shut down for two days, and hours were extended. voters in d.c. only waited about 10 minutes yesterday to cast their ballots. tony and allison, back to you. >> final countdown. thank you, sir. >>> new this morning, in the district d.c. mayor gray announcing changes to fines on speed cameras. there's been concern about the fairn
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
. the federal government is closed. d.c. government offices also closed and so are most schools. for a full list, please go to our website, myfoxdc.com. it looks we're running close sures at the bottom of your screen there. fox 5 is all over this morning. >> fox 5 all over this storm as you said. we have crews tracking the storm in ocean city, annapolis, and fairfax county. but we begin with tucker barnes. he has the latest on sandy's changing path. >> since you went bed, san i cannen i did continues to intensify. that pressure's been falling overnight. when the pressure falls, that tells us the storm's getting stronger. a lot of reasons to be concerned about later this afternoon, tonight, as the storm makes its way inland. this is the real deal now, outer bands, yellow and red working across maryland and virginia, now really making their presence felt. the rain has been picking up pace, and will likely be moderate to heavy at times here during the course of your morning hours. that's stage one, first the heavy rains move in, then the winds. let's take a closer look at your storm sys
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
government offices are also closed again, so are most local government offices, and schools. >> hundreds of thousands of people are left in the dark this morng, in dc, maryland, and virginia, and here are the current numbers for you. dominion, more than 115,000 customers out in northern virginia. pep co right now dealing with about 25,000 outages. bge has around 84,000 outages. and montgomery, prince george's, cal vert, ann arundel and howard counties. so now potomac edison and smeco are also experiencing significant outages this morning. >> so let's find out what is happening. i know it is raining in much of the area. tucker barnes can give us the latest on the forecast and tell us what is happening with sandy. hey, tucker. >> good morning, tony. good morning, allison. good morning, everybody. things have gradually been improving out there. although i wouldn't say all clear yet. heavy rain across the region and still the potential for some winds gusting to about 40 to 50 miles an hour. not done yet but things should gradually get better today. a live look at the radar and you can see that
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
of an impact. people really hate the bipartisan ship in government. can really only help obama and romney should jump on the bandwagon and cozy up with the democratic governor. >> you heard the professor say it, they are going to pick the president today. watch all this live online. back to you. >> very interesting. thank you very much. >> we also have our eyes on the big u.s. senate race in virginia. last week george allen on for extended interview. today we talked in depth with tim kaine. he tried to set the record straight on where he stands on taxes. >> i have a simple tax plan. let the bush tax cuts expire. even they get the tax cut up to 500,000. if you let that expire, you raise $500 billion. that's the way we can avoid cuts. very simple plan. my opponent opposes it . that makes the deficit worse without helping the economy. >> you can see both full interviews with tim and george allen on our web site. >>> a pop star stuns at her halloween costume. see her new flattering figure ahead. >> is tim tebow off the market? find out which celebrity he was spotted with next. 9:38. al
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
assessed the damage. assured the state of the government's support. >> what i can promise you is the federal government will be working closely as possible and we will not quit until this is done. >> the state has several coastal areas that fuel $35 billion tourism industry. board walk inside ruins. the damage striking a cripple blow to the state's economy. >> all the fun time pier, nothing is left. all the rides are torn down, everything. >> the damage is minor compared to the things that are irreplaceable. >> if you look to your right, to your left, those are the things that can't be replaced. >> we did see ghosts and goblins inland yesterday. the governor has rescheduled halloween to monday. back to you guys. >> thank you. >> tragedy struck during storm recovery efforts at home. a contractor was killed when a tree fell on him in home wood road yesterday afternoon. two ambulance strike teams from maryland headed out to new jersey to help out with the recovery effort there. the crews are going to egg harbor township. each team consists of five ambulances and a supervisor. patient ev
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
on today. >> federal government offices are closed again today and so are most local government and schools. -- government offices and schools. there is a complete list of closings on myfoxdc.com. >> tucker barnes is here now. >> yeah. >> of a balkan busy man the last couple of days. >> getting a little tired at this point. >> come on, tucker. >> a little bit more left. >> you got to push through. >> i can handle it. we've got rain that continues for fall across the region. here is the good news. the very blustery, gusty winds we had last night have subsided. we still have breezy conditions out there but dangerous winds, i think we're done with those. that is the good news. bad news, still raining across the region. still dealing with the potential for flooding. much of the area under a flood warning until 10:30 this morning. julie has been talking about it, some runoff, some flooding on the roadways. some of the creeks and rivers are starting to flood their banks. that will be the next issue. much of the area has picked up 5-plus inches of rain. it continues to rain out there. it w
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
when service will resume later on today. >> federal government offices are closed again. so are most local government offices and schools. there is also a complete list of closings on myfoxdc.com. a lot of folk still going to have to weather what is left behind. >> yes, we still have, as wisdom said, a lot to go through in terms of some rain and winds to deal with. let's get right to it and take a look at what is happening. now, what was sandy, hurricane sandy, now just a low pressure system has lost its drop we'll characteristics. it is now 90 miles west of ?rid. maximum wind still strong, 65 miles per hour. it will move its way up to the north. -- it is now 90 miles west of philadelphia. you can see that we still are under the gun in terms of wet weather. plenty of rainfall through our area and we'll see that continuing into the course of today and into this evening. by tonight, we should start to get a gradual, gradual clearing of it and we'll see lighter shower activity. once again, don't be fooled as you are driving out there. a lot of low-lying areas still very dangerous.
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
trip. the federal government also open today although employees have the option for unscheduled leave or telework. there are some school delays this morning but most systems are open again today. some individual schools are closed because of power outages. you can check out the full list on myfoxdc.com. also, we have it scrolling there on the bottom of your screen. >> along the potomac river, new fears of mored intoing as high tide is expected in just a few hours. >> areas in old town have already experienced somed intoing due to sandy. some businesses forced to shut down last night. melanie alnwick is live in alexandria with the latest. >> good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are down to dry pavement for the most part here at king an upstreets in old town alexandria. just a few puddles left here. the flooding yesterday described pretty much as minor. there is still a coastal flood warning in effect for areas along the potomac, for d.c., for parts of fairfax county south of here and as well as across the river in prince george's county. that in effect until 2:00 p.m. friday. in
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
. that includes all rail, bus and metro access service. the federal government is also closed. d.c. government offices or closed as well and so are most schools across it is region. >> for a full list of closures gorks to myfoxdc.com. we are also running all the closures on the top of your screen. -- for a full list of closures, go to myfoxdc.com. >> tucker, can you at least -- i know you are very busy over there. here, we have a picture it was right now. what is the latest on this? >> so, we're now looking it at the outer band of sandy actually working their way inland and starting to approach our area. see that banding taking place. see the yellows and reds pushing as contract bay. that is one of the outer bands. you see the banding features and sure enough, they are going to bring very heavy rain. so overnight, we've had a light steady rain across the area. we'll see the rain intensity really pick up here in the near term as that rain starts to push to the west of the bay. let's go our hd radar. let me show you the bigger picture he or the small are picture and give you some loc
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
are just to make money for the d.c. government. so this morning the mayor will announce some changes. he will speak at the mayor's press briefing room at city hall along with the police chief and transportation officials. the speed cameras automatly fine drivers and have brought in an estimated $85 million this fiscal year. >> the people have smoken and maybe we'll hear what they're having to say. >>> coming up next we'll go to fox business net work in new york. >> it's not a poll but a crucial number coming out later this morning could have a big impact on the presidential election. the latest jobs report will be released later on this morning. it's the last one before the election. we'll take a closer look at what could come out of it when fox 5 morning news continues. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of th
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
people of our state. >> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> reporter: and the president will be back on the trail today in nevada, colorado and wisconsin. mitt romney will be in virginia after rallies yesterday in florida balancing his push for early voters with a call for storm relief. >> please make sure that you go out and vote early. if you have a dollar extra, sent it to the red cross for our friends that are in harm's way. i love you. i appreciate it and together, we're going to win. >> reporter: later this week, the romney team starts a campaign splits they call the romney-ryan real recovery road rally. both campaigns still battling for the under voters that are generally favoring romney but the numbers have tightened. with the economy playing such a large role in this election, this question may be crucial. do you approve of the president's handling of the economy? 52% say they disapprove. that with new unemployment numbers due out tomorr
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
go ahead and do that. annapolis government offices are closed today except for central employees but that is the latest here. eyes on the sky. eyes on the water. your eyes need to be on fox 5 as hurricane coverage continues after thebreak.  >>> good morning, everyone. it is monday, october 29th. we are watching hurricane sandy this morning as it gets closer and closer to the coast. this is a live look at ocean city, maryland right now where you can see the rain in the forefront there in the camera and then the waves in the background there as they are kicking up and heading in there. we continue to watch the hurricane as the storm make its way to our area this morning. now, caution is the before the approach right now. >> it looks like everyone is taking the warnings about the storm pretty seriously. metro is closed today. that includes all rail, bus and metro access services. the federal government is also closed. d.c. government offices or closed and so are most school across the region. identify full list of closures, can you go to myfoxdc.com. we're all running al
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
fox 5 morning news. some important notes to pass along for you right now. the federal government will reopen today. employees still have the option for unscheduled leave or telework. most schools are reopened today but there are some delays. can you find all that information scrolling on the bottom of the screen. >> now, the power outages. utility companies are making head way. at this hour, dominion virginia has just under 21,000 people still in the dark. bge is now under 30,000 in anne arundel, howard, prince george's counties. pepco promised to have the power restored to 90% of its customers by this morning. >> they're moving along pretty where well there. >> great. >> other people still in the dark but we'll get there. >> yes. >> tucker, you have a lot of issues with power outages and trees. >> i mean certain neighborhoods, we just are more prone to it. my neighborhood, every time, as i said before. if my friends across the street, their children have a birthday party, blow the candles, the lights go out in the neighborhood. >> you have a lot of company. >> i do. things are g
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
state of the government's continued support. >> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> reporter: the state has several coastal areas that fuel new jersey's $35 billion tourism industry. storm surge has left board walks in ruins. the wide spread damage striking a crippling blow to the state's economy. >> everything is destroyed. all of the pier, nothing is left of it. all the rides are torn down. >> reporter: governor christie says the damage is minor compared to the things that are irreplaceable. >> if you look to your wife, your left, your husband or wife, your son or daughter, those are things that can't be replaced. >> reporter: some places remain especially critical rite now including hoboken, new jersey which is just across the hudson river from manhattan. thousands remain stranded there because of flood waters. the mayor says that city needs more supplies. jennifer davis, fox news. back to you. >> we know it is early and the damage is really massiv
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